The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 7 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Finance 45 38 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 11.97% 9.43% 15.19%
As % of the General category 56.96% 54.29% 52.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 53
Average daily rate
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£350 £356 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -5.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £235 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
Finance
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

General Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
79 70 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 21.01% 17.37% 28.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 43 102
Average daily rate £350 £400 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £455 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £15.10 £23.21 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.96% +16.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.99 £20.53 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £41.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the West Sussex region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the West Sussex region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Finance
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +6 14 £425 +32.81% 11
Worthing +1 14 £350 -22.22% 3
Gatwick 0 4 £351 - 1
Haywards Heath - 1 £288 - 2
East Grinstead - 1 - - 1
Horsham - - - - 3
Burgess Hill - - - -
Finance
South East

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance.

1 22 (25.58%) Project Management
1 22 (25.58%) PRINCE2
2 13 (15.12%) Change Management
3 12 (13.95%) ITIL
4 11 (12.79%) MS Office
4 11 (12.79%) SQL
5 10 (11.63%) Windows
5 10 (11.63%) ISEB
5 10 (11.63%) Degree
6 9 (10.47%) Workflow
6 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
7 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
7 8 (9.30%) E-Commerce
7 8 (9.30%) SAP
7 8 (9.30%) Banking
8 7 (8.14%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.14%) SWOT Analysis
8 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
8 7 (8.14%) Data Modelling
8 7 (8.14%) MS Project
8 7 (8.14%) Active Directory
9 6 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (6.98%) PMP
9 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
9 6 (6.98%) MS Visio
9 6 (6.98%) Use Case
9 6 (6.98%) Retail
9 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.98%) Migration

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Finance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.49%) IIS
3 2 (2.33%) Lync
3 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.16%) OpenEdge
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.16%) FileNet
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (12.79%) MS Office
2 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
3 7 (8.14%) MS Project
4 6 (6.98%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Intranet
1 4 (4.65%) LAN
1 4 (4.65%) WAN
2 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.49%) DNS
2 3 (3.49%) Firewall
3 2 (2.33%) SAN
3 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.33%) Wireless
3 2 (2.33%) DHCP
4 1 (1.16%) VLAN
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.16%) LDAP
4 1 (1.16%) MPLS
4 1 (1.16%) OSPF
4 1 (1.16%) Internet
4 1 (1.16%) NetScreen
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (2.33%) Big Data
5 2 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.33%) DTS
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.16%) QlikView
6 1 (1.16%) MS Access
6 1 (1.16%) MySQL
6 1 (1.16%) DB2
6 1 (1.16%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.16%) Introscope
2 1 (1.16%) ERwin
2 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.16%) Synon
2 1 (1.16%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.16%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.16%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (9.30%) Banking
2 6 (6.98%) Retail
3 5 (5.81%) Legal
4 4 (4.65%) Marketing
4 4 (4.65%) Advertising
5 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.16%) Online Betting
7 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (29.07%) Analyst
2 14 (16.28%) Business Analyst
3 10 (11.63%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.47%) Architect
5 6 (6.98%) Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Consultant
5 6 (6.98%) Service Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Services Delivery Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Programme Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Programme Office Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Development Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Programme Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Test Manager
9 2 (2.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.33%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) .NET
2 3 (3.49%) HTML
3 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (2.33%) Classic ASP
3 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.33%) Web Services
3 2 (2.33%) jQuery
4 1 (1.16%) LAMP
4 1 (1.16%) XML
4 1 (1.16%) SOAP
4 1 (1.16%) Middleware
4 1 (1.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.49%) Smart Meter
2 3 (3.49%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (1.16%) Replication
4 1 (1.16%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.16%) Open Source
4 1 (1.16%) NHS
4 1 (1.16%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.63%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.33%) Linux
5 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.16%) AIX
5 1 (1.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.58%) Project Management
1 22 (25.58%) PRINCE2
2 13 (15.12%) Change Management
3 12 (13.95%) ITIL
4 9 (10.47%) Workflow
5 8 (9.30%) E-Commerce
6 7 (8.14%) Business Analysis
6 7 (8.14%) SWOT Analysis
6 7 (8.14%) Data Modelling
7 6 (6.98%) Use Case
7 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.98%) Migration
8 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.81%) Time Management
8 5 (5.81%) Financial Analysis
8 5 (5.81%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.81%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.81%) Change Control
9 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.79%) SQL
2 4 (4.65%) VB
3 3 (3.49%) VB6
4 2 (2.33%) C#
4 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.16%) Python
5 1 (1.16%) Progress 4GL
5 1 (1.16%) VBScript
5 1 (1.16%) Java
5 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.16%) Perl
5 1 (1.16%) PHP
5 1 (1.16%) RPG
5 1 (1.16%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) ISEB
1 10 (11.63%) Degree
2 6 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (6.98%) PMP
3 5 (5.81%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.49%) IIBA
4 3 (3.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.33%) CCA
5 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) CEH
6 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.16%) CISSP
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.16%) CCNA
6 1 (1.16%) MCSE
6 1 (1.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) P3O
3 1 (1.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.16%) Nessus
2 1 (1.16%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) SAP
3 5 (5.81%) Oracle
4 4 (4.65%) Business Objects
5 3 (3.49%) VMware
5 3 (3.49%) IBM
6 2 (2.33%) Citrix
7 1 (1.16%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.16%) Northgate
7 1 (1.16%) Orchard
7 1 (1.16%) Qualys
7 1 (1.16%) Aruba
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco
7 1 (1.16%) Progress
7 1 (1.16%) JBoss
7 1 (1.16%) McAfee
7 1 (1.16%) CA
7 1 (1.16%) Informatica
7 1 (1.16%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.16%) CheckPoint
Gatwick, West Sussex
Steria
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago